37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


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Official Oscar© Selection—Spain | Golden Bear Winner, 2022 Berlin Film Festival

For as long as the Solé family can remember, they have owned and operated a peach orchard in Catalonia. Each year they harvest fruit for local businesses in their small village, but now they face evection, and this year’s crop may be their last.

Land development, ownership disputes, and modern technology threaten the family’s orchard and livelihood, but not all the looming difficulties are external. The Solé family, once inseparable, struggles to stay unified in the face of increasingly complicated economic and legal woes,  but find relief in their traditions. Director Carla Simón calls upon her own experiences of rural life growing up in the Catalan countryside to craft a multilayered film exploring the unpredictable temperament of nature and family life.

“Remarkable. Every moment feels real.” -Screen International, Fionnuala Halligan
 “Beautifully observed and richly inhabited” -Variety, Guy Lodge


Friday, November 4


8:30 PM


Violet Crown 6 & 7

Film Info

Director: Carla Simón

Runtime: 120 min

Year: 2022

Country: Spain, Italy

Language: Catalan, Spanish

Accessibility: Subtitles

Featuring: Jordi Pujol Dolcet, Anna Otin, Xènia Roset

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